1960 Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2

The Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2 is a rear wheel drive road car, with its powerplant located in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.8 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 325 N·m (240 lb·ft/33.1 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. With a stated kerb weight of 1448 kg, the Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2 manages to cover the 0-60 mph dash in 8.5 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 16.3 seconds. Maximum quoted speed is 201 km/h (125 mph).

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1960 Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4591 mm
How heavy?
1448 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3781 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
325 Nm / 240 ft.lb / 33.1 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.5 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph

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1960 Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2730 107.5
Track/tread (front) 1397 55
Track/tread (rear) 1356 53.4
Length 4591 180.7
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1432 56.4
Ground clearance 178 7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1448 kg 3192
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 54.6 litres 12 UK Gal 14.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Jaguar
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3781 cc
(230.731 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87 × 106 mm
3.43 × 4.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
58.2 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
325 Nm (240 ft·lb) (33.1 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
85.96 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1080.2 kPa (156.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 630.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 154.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
113.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
151.93 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.83 kg/kW
14.74 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.20 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension CA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID58883
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Jaguar 3.8 Mark 2 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.